News & Events
Marissa Milstein, ’18 DVM, PhD student, was out for a cathartic early winter hike with her dog, Miles, near Lake Elmo in November when two friendly German shepherds approached. “They played with my dog for a little bit and then ran off again. I never saw their owners,” says Milstein, who has hiked that area with her dog since she first started as a DVM student at the CVM.
Matt Sturos, DVM, recently won the WTS Thorp Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $15,000 for the 2019–20 academic year. This scholarship supports and recognizes graduate students in veterinary diagnostic pathology. Thorp was director of the University of Minnesota Veterinary Diagnostic Lab in the mid 1950’s and the CVM’s dean from 1957–71.
Jessi Coryell and Erika Wehmhoff, both DVM class of 2021, were recently awarded the President's Student Leadership and Service Award (PSLSA), which recognizes the accomplishments and contributions of outstanding student leaders at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Coryell and Wehmhoff were two of 41 students across the Twin Cities campus to have been selected for the prestigious award.
Sheila Torres, DVM, MS, PhD, professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, recently received the Frank Král Award for Achievements in Veterinary Dermatology, which was given by the American Academy of Veterinary Dermatology during the North American Veterinary Dermatology Forum in Austin, Texas in April.